Things to See and Do While Staying at Secrets St James Montego Bay

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It can be difficult to decide which of Jamaica's many activities are right for you. Fortunately, the Secrets St James Montego Bay can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in their picturesque beachside location. This location offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, meaning you will have no shortage of enjoyable activities to choose from during your stay.

This property has 5 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for a shady spot by the water. This property is also situated next to the shore, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water when you stay here. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

At Secrets St James Montego Bay, you can maintain your fitness routine, even while dining on Jamaica's irresitable cuisine; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Anyone who likes tennis will especially enjoy booking this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Guests will find 2 tennis courts on the property. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court. And, you can ask the on-site tennis pro for a few tips to improve your game.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you may want to browse similar accommodations, including Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Carlyle.


Though Secrets St James Montego Bay does not have a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. Nearby golf courses include SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club, Half Moon Golf Course, and Tryall Golf Course. The lot of them are within eight miles and the closest of the bunch, SuperClubs Ironshore Golf & Country Club, is conveniently within taxi range, so hail one and head over for a few rounds of golfing. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. The total length is 6285 yards, and it's been rated a par 71. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, you can reach the course at (876) 953-3681.


Vacationers who like an array of aquatic adventures will have a great experience during their visit Secrets St James Montego Bay. The following list shows the watersports available on-site.

  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families often stay at Secrets St James Montego Bay, but you might not see an extra large selection of activities specifically intended for children. If you want somewhere to stay with specific perks that are of particular interest to kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

This resort is adults-only.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Spend the day in the sun and the evening listening to live performances; it's an easy option since live entertainment is offered on-site at Secrets St James Montego Bay. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the schedule may vary. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, contact the resort at (809) 468-2151.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their several different bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

Although the accommodations nearby yours do not have the highest ratings with regards to nightlife, you will find more options than are offered onsite in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Secrets St James Montego Bay with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 10 check
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 6 check
Emerald Escape Beach Resort 2.9 mi. South West of Central Montego Bay 1 --
Harbour Way Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Altamont West Hotel 0.5 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Gloustershire Hotel 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Blue Harbour Hotel 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 2 --
Coral Cliff Hotel 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Mirabay Resort 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Doctor's Cave Beach Hotel 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Villa Royall 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Casablanca Beach Hotel 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. Nearby is another casino, this one found at Treasure Hunt Montego Bay.


Not every property in Jamaica can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Secrets St James Montego Bay is one of the limited number of properties that is able to offer its guests a convenient place where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. The list below provides some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon on the property offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get ready in style for a special occasion, or fun night out.

On top of the activities you'll find right on-location, those itching to explore will certainly appreciate the many exciting things to do in Jamaica. Whether you're looking to lay out on a sunny beach or enjoy a round of golf, you can find lots of other recreational opportunities nearby. Click on these pages for information about riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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